An easy canned tuna recipe involves mixing the tuna with lemon juice and zest, pepper, chopped red onion and chopped fresh basil in a bowl, then spreading the mixture on slices of bread to make open-faced tuna sandwiches. This recipe is available on the Martha Stewart website.
Another simple canned tuna recipe on the Martha Stewart website is a salad that calls for the cook to make a dressing with poppy seeds, sugar, rice vinegar and olive oil. The cook tosses chopped cucumbers, chopped celery stalks and flaked tuna through the dressing and then garnishes the salad with celery leaves.
A recipe for tuna melts on MyRecipes.com involves mixing together flaked tuna with chopped parsley, chopped olives, olive oil and lemon juice. The cook distributes the mixture on pieces of bread and tops it with shredded mozzarella. He broils these creations in the oven until the cheese bubbles and then serves them hot.
A recipe for tuna and macaroni salad, also on MyRecipes.com, calls for a sauce consisting of mayonnaise, yogurt, cider vinegar, salt and pepper. The cook combines cooked macaroni and canned tuna with a vegetable medley comprising of chopped celery, grated carrot, diced red onion and chopped parsley. He pours in the mayonnaise sauce and mixes everything together. Other vegetables that go well in this salad include artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes and roasted red peppers.